Farm, Home & Sport Show is coming to Webster



The 37th annual Farm, Home & Sport Show will be Jan. 26-27 at the Webster Armory. The show is open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday.

“There’s a lot of variety in booths this year,” said Webster Area Chamber of Commerce Marcia Lefman. The Chamber is the host organization of this event. “We have a full house. It will be completely full. There will be stuff for the home, stuff for building and sports...”

With something for all ages, residents should be sure to check out the show.

Kids will have the opportunity to do arts and crafts both days at the 4-H booth and educational sessions for adults will be available. Balloon Man Jeffrey Salveson will be in locker room one from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Two dollar meals will be served by the 4-H Shooting Sports group at 5:30 Friday and by Girl Scouts Troop 44019 at 11:30 a.m. Saturday. The rest of the time, another 4-H group will have concessions.

For the farm

Friday’s sessions will start off right away at 11 a.m. with the Crop Improvement Meeting in the Guard Room. After that, a Crop Insurance Update presentation will be by Breske Crop Insurance, also in the Guard Room.

The pesticide applicator training class in the Guard Room will begin at 1 p.m.

For the home

Mike Olson of Olson Consulting will present on Building Codes and Permitting in locker room one at 1 p.m. Friday.

An overview of the Better Choices, Better Health workshop will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in locker room two. This will be presented by Becky Delvo and Becky Leadabrand.

The program Go Native –Go Wild! will start at 3 p.m. in locker room one. Presented by Wildlife Biologist Laura Huber, she will teach how using native plants can make your yard a haven for birds, bees, butterflies and you.

Home maintenance tips by Beau Larson, Webster’s Career and Technical Education instructor, will be at 6:30 p.m. on Friday. He’ll give tips and tricks for keeping your home in shape.

For sportsmen

Martin Looyenga will give a presentation on Lowrance Fishing Electronics in locker room two at 4 p.m. on Friday. He will give a brief product history and present how to understand cone angles, teach how to interpret images and showcase the 2018 line of products.

At 6:30 p.m. on Friday is the “Steps to Trails” presentation by the Webster Active Living Trail (WALT) group. They will share plans and answer questions on the proposed city walking and bike path. That will be held in locker room one.

Webster Fishing Club will give an ice fishing presentation for all ages starting at 1 p.m. in locker room two on Saturday.

For anyone

There will be a CPR and defibrillator demonstration by Kari Johnson of Sanford-Webster in locker room two on Friday at 6:30 p.m.

A legislative cracker barrel will begin at 9 a.m. in the Guard Room on Saturday. Local legislators will answer questions and talk about the happenings at this year’s legislative session in Pierre.

A program called “Medicare Calling” will be presented by SHIINE at 10 a.m. Saturday in locker room two.

“Still” yoga and pilaties will be presented in locker room two by Juli Stern and Mia Hannon Saturday at 10 a.m.


Opening up the show will be Lois Monteith, who will perform at 11 a.m. on Friday. Larry Yarrow will play at 12:30 p.m. with Robert Witt at 2 p.m. Monte and Fran Rougemont will play at 3:30 and Bill Schwan at 5:30. Leland Harding will wrap up Friday at 7 p.m.

Saturday’s entertainment will start with Larry Yarrow at 10 a.m., followed by True Country at 11:30. Darrel Crocker will finish out the show by 1:30 p.m.

See the insert in this paper for more details on the weekend’s schedule of activities.

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